Ontario Youth Committee

  • Adam Shaw - Youth President

    Adam Shaw  serves as Assistant Pastor of Lifepoint Church in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, as well as the Youth President for the Ontario District.  He is a speaker at student and young adult events across North America.  Adam is the co-author of You(th) Ministry: 29 Challenges to Cultivate Health and Lead Well and The Gospel, a Bible Study for youth published digitally on the Youth Ministries UPCI app and in print by the Pentecostal Publishing House.

    Adam is an avid reader, and enjoys studying culture and philosophy and then contrasting those ideas with Scripture, figuring out how to help young people think and live more like Christ. Adam is married to the love of his life and his best friend Stephanie.  They are the proud parents of the cutest little boy on the planet, Judah Harrison.  Together they're leading students to Christ

    Twitter: @adammshaw

  • Kelvin Shaw - Secretary

    Kelvin Shaw has served in Stittsville UPC in virtually every youth driven ministry and is currently the Director of Ministries. In the Ontario District Kelvin serves as the Youth Secretary.  He is also the Regional Hyphen Director of Canada.  Kelvin is passionate about preaching and teaching the Word of God while leading youth & young adults to reach their full potential in Christ.

    Kelvin has a beautiful family: Symone (wife), Micah (son), Kaleb (son), and Moriah (daughter) who faithfully stand by and serve with him in all ministries.

    Twitter: @KelvinShawM

  • Joel Bryson - Director of Promotions

    Joel Bryson, his wife Stephanie, and sons Jachin & Zachary are currently serving as Pastor of Pentecostal Lighthouse Church in Ajax Ontario.  Joel received his education at Apostolic Bible Institute and later interned at the Pentecostals of Alexandria, Louisiana.  He has a passion to lead young people and adults to serve Jesus Christ with all their heart, mind and strength.

  • Cassandra Powell
 - Hyphen Director

    Cassandra has been honoured to work in the Ontario District for many years. She has served in several departments predominantly in the area of Music & Youth Ministries.  She is also the founder of the music company, Divinely Orchestrated Music Group where she teaches piano and vocal lessons to individuals, choirs and praise teams throughout North America & several countries overseas. She is passionate about her walk with God and desires to live a purpose filled life. Outside of music & travelling, she enjoys interior design, fashion, playing Tetris (no judgements please!) a great cup of loose leaf tea, laughing & spending quality time with family & friends.

  • Nathaniel Hamilton
 - Youth Committee Member

    Nathaniel and his wife Simone reside in the city of Ottawa with their three boys Joel, Noah, and Ethan.  He currently serves as Youth Pastor at Jubilee UPC and has been serving in his local church for many years. Nathaniel’s early exposure to evangelism, Sunday school, church administration, bus ministry, youth ministry, men's ministry and music ministry has helped to shape his life and to accept the call of God on his life. Nathaniel is passionate about teaching and helping young people live boldly for God in their generation.

  • Rob Greene
 - Youth Committee Member

    Rob Greene has served in the youth and Hyphen ministries at his local church, The Pentecostals of Quinte, Belleville ON. He serves as the Worship Pastor and Hyphen leader. 

Whether it is ministering through worship or speaking to young adults, he is passionate about using his creativity and gifts to point others to Jesus and encouraging young people to do the same.

  • Jerome Trinidad - 
Youth Committee Member

    Jerome Trinidad is privileged to pastor Richmond Hill Apostolic Church, serving with his precious wife, Anne and their three children, Jaz, Ysrael and Alivia. Jerome not only has a passion to reach young people, but also a passion for training the next generation of leaders. 

  • Ryan McKenzie
 - Youth Committee Member

    Ryan is a Toronto native and proud alumnus of the University of Toronto. With the loving support of his wife Arlene and daughter S'anae, Ryan serves as the Director of Youth Ministries at Faith Sanctuary (Toronto, ON.).  His desire is for young people in all walks of life to discover authentic and exciting identities in Christ. He has a passion for  helping individuals find ways to use their unique personal gifts for next level ministry and the glory of God.

  • Daniel Phillips
 - Youth Committee Member

    Daniel and his wife, Ashley, are the Youth Pastors of Revolution Youth at Lifepoint Church in Hamilton, Ontario.  Daniel’s driving passion is to help young people form deep and committed relationships with God and to discover His plan for their lives. Daniel loves connecting with young people and other youth workers and is always willing to help in any way that he can.

  • Stephen-Caleb Fallon - Youth Committee Member

    Caleb and his wife Naomi are currently the Assistant Pastors of the Pentecostals of Windsor. Caleb previously served as Youth Pastor at the Pentecostals of Mississauga. They have also served under the Associates In Missions (AIM) program to Japan in 2012.  Caleb and Naomi are both heavily involved in their local church, in areas ranging from music to youth and children's ministry.  With both of them feeling the call of God to missions at an early age, they believe strongly in the equipping and encouragement of young people into the roles that God has for them. They are currently fundraising for their second AIM term to Japan.